Keep on walking

iStock_000006737638XSmall150Research has shown that when people exercise by walking, they walk 30% longer if they walk to music.

Benefits of Walking

  • Burns calories
  • Helps control joint swelling and pain from arthritis
  • Lowers blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Lowers your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes
  • Reduces anxiety, boosting your mood
  • Helps you sleep better
  • Improves your self-esteem
  • Walk with a buddy and socialize

Make time for walking, it can be relaxing and burn calories!  This week select some new tunes for your next walk.

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